The Chandigarh administration is planning to reimpose odd-even rule for opening of outlets in congested markets of town.
Through the overview assembly held on Monday, UT administrator VPS Badnore directed the MC commissioner to determine the congested and different markets the place violations of social distancing norms are extra evident, in order that stringent regulatory measures, together with weekend closures and odd-even formulation, could possibly be thought-about for them.
In earlier phases of the lockdown, the administration had imposed the odd-even formulation in all congested markets, equivalent to Patel Market in Sector 15, Gandhi Market in Sector 18, Sadar Bazar and Palika Bazar in Sector 19, Shastri Market in Sector 22, Janata Market in Sector 27, Krishna Market in Sector 41 and Rehri Market in Sector 46.
In the meantime, through the assembly, PGIMER authorities apprised the administrator about feasibility of doing antigen testing and the ICMR protocol finalised for it. Badnore instructed them that not less than 1,000 such testing kits be procured by the PGIMER and used primarily for OPD sufferers to validate their usefulness.
The administrator additionally directed that every one services of the well being division must be operationalised for assortment of samples of Covid-19 suspects. He additionally directed that weak inhabitants must be particularly screened and senior citizen associations may additionally be consulted for any quick medical help on this robust time.
Earlier through the day, Badnore additionally inaugurated a Covid consciousness van at Punjab Raj Bhawan. The van will make rounds in all sectors and display consciousness movies.